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Preparing skills for the future! The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) launches a book and a series of summer programmes

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 9 July 2021 - With the release of the "Future Skills Study Report" last year, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) advocated six essential soft and hard...

South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021 goes retro Japanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The South Taipei Fun Carnival 2021, which will feature antique Japanese magazines, albums, and board games, is slated to kick off on Friday (April 2) and run through Satur...

Bangladesh sentences 5 to death for killing blogger

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special tribunal in Bangladesh’s capital on Tuesday sentenced five members of a banned militant outfit to death and a sixth man to life in prison for the 2015 killing of a p...

8 sentenced to death in Bangladesh for killing publisher

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special tribunal in Bangladesh’s capital on Wednesday sentenced to death eight Islamic militants for the 2015 killing of a publisher of books on secularism and atheism. ...

Taipei book fair moves online over Covid fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei International Book Exhibition became the latest victim of an expanding domestic coronavirus cluster when the authorities decided Wednesday (Jan. 20) to move it ...

2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition to feature South Korean literature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) has already launched online and is scheduled to kick off its in-person event on January 26 at the Taipei World Trade C...

'Twilight' author, Nobel laureate to attend Taipei book fair virtually

The author of the famed Twilight series Stephenie Meyer and Nobel literature prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro will give virtual talks at the Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) in January, the orga...

Militant mortar fire kills 8 Afghan civilians, official says

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least eight Afghan civilians — five children and three women — were killed Sunday when militants fired mortars into eastern Ghazni province's capital city, a provincial of...

Gifty new and unusual pandemic-proof games for the holidays

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic has proven there's no shortage of games to keep families, couples and kids amused. The classics are ever-present, but a range of new or off-the-beaten-track gift entries a...

German president in quarantine after bodyguard tests positive for COVID-19

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier was quarantining on Saturday after one of his bodyguards tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a spokeswoman for the president's office. The ...

Iran says it detains leader of California-based exile group

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Saturday said it had detained a leader of a little-known California-based opposition group for allegedly planning a 2008 attack on a mosque that killed 14 people and wounde...

Asia Today: Rules return in Hong Kong, India, ease in China

HONG KONG (AP) — Renewed restrictions took effect in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with restaurants limited to takeout after 6 p.m., as the Asian financial center battles a resurgence of the coronavir...

Asia Today: Renewed restrictions take effect in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — Renewed restrictions took effect in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with restaurants limited to takeout after 6 p.m., as the Asian financial center battles a resurgence of the coronavirus. ...

Taipei International Book Exhibition, Creative Expo Taiwan canceled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Taipei International Book Exhibition (TiBE, 台北國際書展) and Creative Expo Taiwan (CET, 台灣文博會) have been canceled as a precaution against Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19...

Blueprints for the original World Trade Center are on sale

NEW YORK (AP) — Blueprints for the original World Trade Center are on sale at the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair after a Colorado man rescued them from the trash. The s...